Roots of American Constitutionalism


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Roots of American Constitutionalism
by JAMIE JACKSON - Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 1:49 PM
 

Roots come from many documents. 

 
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How did the different principles and ideas of classical republicanism and natural rights philosophy influence the Founders’ thoughts and views about government?
by anonfirstname435 anonlastname435 - Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 8:25 AM
 

1.How did the different principles and ideas of classical republicanism and natural rights philosophy influence the Founder’s thoughts and views about government?

 

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Classical republicanism focused on duties of the citizen rather than one’s rights.  Citizens work together and ...

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Foundational Documents of American Constitutionalism
by anonfirstname277 anonlastname277 - Monday, October 22, 2018, 1:26 PM
 

These documents are what many consider to be the essential primary sources of the ideas informing and under girding the American Constitutional system. The selections range from as early as Magna Charta up to the Early National Period of American History.